The relationship between drugs and health, as we were taught, was: drug use, leads to problems, you go to treatment, and everything’s gonna be okay. If not okay, then it’s your fault.
It is not that simple, or as linear.
A Statement Opposing the Reinstatement of Death Penalty in the Philippines
The 17th Congress is currently deliberating proposed bills to reinstate the death penalty in the Philippines. Most of these bills take off from the government’s ongoing “war on drugs,” which sees people involved with drugs as criminals who should be dealt with the harshest penalty of death.